From Images to Thinking Waldorf Journal Project 17


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Calling a youngster’s thinking to rise up from the pictorial imaging of early childhood so that it is sound and rich with creativity and many-faceted nuances is an artistic activity of the highest order. This collection of essays leads parents and teachers through the growing capacities of a child at different stages of development, describing the tools available to help enrich the child’s imagination, call the child to keen observation of nature, the surroundings and the child’s own thinking to develop both logic and constructive problem solving as strong capacities for life.

The process starts with story telling and fairy tales, with practice in recalling stories to increase memory, leads through the research in brain development that gives clear indications of which practices are correct and supportive at which times in a child’s growth, describes sensory observation through the pre-teen years, blossoming into carefully developed thinking and scientific capacities in the high school years.

The essays are by experienced Waldorf educators, from Rudolf Steiner, the founder of the curriculum at the first Waldorf school, and including Eileen Hutchins from the middle of the last century, Christof Wiechert former head of the Pedagogical Section for the international Waldorf movement, and other teachers, therapists and neuroscientists.
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Title: From Images to Thinking Waldorf Journal Project 17


Categories: Education and Parenting,

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

ISBN Number: 1936367718

ISBN Number 13: 9781936367719

Seller ID: 15125

Keywords: Education Storytelling Teaching Waldorf Education START Education and Parenting,